George Melekos

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Google Calendar gets a fresh new look

One of Google’s most-used (but least updated) apps just got a new coat of paint. Launched over a decade ago, Google Calendar, aka GCal, has coasted through existence with a series of mostly iterative updates. 2015 brought “reminders,” 2016 saw the launch of “goals” and AI-driven “smart …

Apps

7 essential apps for anyone new to Android

Whether you’re a disillusioned Apple convert, or immigrating from an outdated Windows phone, you might need help picking out your first batch of apps for your Android device.<p>The Google Play Store is a rather large place, filled with enough apps to boggle the minds of the uninitiated. There are …

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Information Systems

How to recover lost Google contacts for Android

If you think you've somehow lost all of your Google contacts on your Android phone, don't sweat. The Google account associated with your Android …

“Godless” apps, some found in Google Play, can root 90% of Android phones

Malware family packages a large number of exploits that give all-powerful root access.<p>Researchers have detected a family of malicious apps, some that …

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Gmail Updated To v6.0 With Rich Text Formatting And Instant RSVPs [APK Download]

A new version of Gmail is rolling out, and Google was kind enough to provide a blog post so we know just what's new this time around. In Gmail v6.0, …

Android banking and payment apps at risk from Acecard Trojan

A new Android banking Trojan is now bypassing Google Play security measures -- the Acecard Trojan is capable of attacking users of nearly 50 …

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Google removes Samsung's first Android ad blocker from the Play Store

For violating developer guidelines<p>Just days after it shot to the top of the Play Store, Android's newest ad blocker has been removed for violating developer guidelines. Called Adblock Fast, the plug-in from startup Rocketship Apps worked within Samsung's mobile browser thanks to a partnership with …

Review: Tangram — Task Browser

According to its creators, Tangram is a web browser for professionals that is “built and designed to guarantee efficiency and productivity”. Allowing …

Software

Cool Android browser Link Bubble is now completely free

Link Bubble, the popular floating browser app developed by Chris Lacy, is now available for free with all its premium features in tow.<p>The change comes just a few weeks after the app was bought by an unnamed startup. Users can now enjoy features previously available only to those who bought the full …

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3 Android Apps to Clean up and Turbocharge Your Devices

It’s no secret that Android is the world’s most widely-used mobile operating system, but that doesn’t mean it is the best. From time to time you will …

What everyone should know before installing Google’s incredible new Photos app

One of the most exciting new Google products the company unveiled during Google I/O is the new Google Photos application. Free, unlimited photos and …

5 powerful ways to find anything in Evernote

If you’ve been using Evernote for a while, you’re probably relying more and more on search to find notes in your growing database. While searching by keywords is fine, you’ll get better (and faster) results if you master Evernote’s advanced search syntax.<p>Advanced syntax uses special “operators” to …

Productivity

How to run Android apps on Windows and Mac computers

If, for some reason, you’re looking to run Android apps on a computer, you now have a simple way to pull it off as long as you have the Chrome …

Apps

The 15 best Android apps that use material design

Google’s Material Design aesthetic is supposed to be the new standard for Android design, but not all apps have made the transition to the catchy new look.<p>That’s a shame, because it brings a level of beauty and polish to Android that hasn’t existed until the new design scheme was rolled out with …

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